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Hyperbaric Chamber Acrylics (AC)

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Hyperbaric Chamber Acrylics (AC)

This program addresses the care of acrylic windows on clinical hyperbaric chambers. The curriculum includes inspection and documentation of acrylics including types of acrylic damage and what constitutes excessive damage. There is a competency exam and a skills laboratory on inspection and polishing of acrylic.

General Information

Continuing Education

Disclosures & Disclaimers

Schedule

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Goals

Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to apply techniques for protection, inspection, minor repairs, and appropriate documentation of chamber acrylics.

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for anyone who operates and/or maintains a hyperbaric chamber.

Faculty

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Tuition

$125 per person

Location

Until further notice, this course is conducted online over the Zoom meeting platform. When conducted in person, the course is held at the Drury Plaza Riverwalk Hotel located in downtown San Antonio, Texas.  The Drury Plaza Hotel is walking distance from many downtown restaurants and shops.

Drury Plaza Riverwalk Hotel
105 S. St. Mary’s St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210-270-7799

  • Classroom: Frio Room (River Level)*

*This is our regular room. You will be informed via email if the course location changes.

Accommodations (when conducted in person)

Participants are responsible for their own travel, food, and lodging. A block of rooms is reserved at the Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk at a special rate. Reservations received after the cut-off-date will be provided on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate.

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Topics

Protection of Hyperbaric Chamber Acrylics

  • Basic properties
  • What can damage acrylic
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Polishing and minor repairs

Content of PVHO-1 and PVHO-2

  • Design and testing of viewports/windows
  • Required inspections & documentation
  • Types of acrylic damage
  • Acceptable limits of window damage

Skills laboratory

  • Inspection technique
  • Measuring damage with a micrometer
  • Flat disc window removal
  • Polishing & repair of acrylic

Schedule

Lectures will begin on 8:00 a.m. Central Time. You may check in starting at 7:30 a.m. The course ends at 12:00 noon Central Time.

Learning Objective

Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to apply techniques for protection, inspection, minor repairs, and appropriate documentation of chamber acrylics.

Certified Hyperbaric Technologists

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for 4 Category A credit hours by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology.

Nurses

4 Contact Hours. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP17094.

Disclosures and Disclaimers

Disclosure: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by International ATMO are expected to disclose to the participants any financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner financial relationships will be made at the activity.

Upon Course Completion

Upon completion of the course participants will a letter of completion from International ATMO, Inc.   Attendees who leave prior to the completion of the course are not eligible to receive a course completion certificate.

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